The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank - 37 37
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.21% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £213 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 165 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.50% 52.72% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 76
Average daily rate £370 £350 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Cambridge region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the Cambridge region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP 5
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce